WHEATLAND, Pennsylvania (MyValleyTributes) – Frank A. Di Claudio, Wheatland, formerly of Sharon, died at 10:01 p.m., Saturday, May 28, 2022, in Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh of a brief illness. He was 61.

Mr. Di Claudio was born May 16, 1961, a son of Marion (Germano) Di Claudio and Manuel Di Claudio.

Frank was a Sharon High School, Penn State University and Shenango Valley School of Business graduate.

He was employed by the U.S. Post Office, Sharon Regional Health System and Passavant Memorial Homes, Inc. as a security guard, medical records and support services worker for 27 years, retiring in 2014.

He attended St. Joseph, St. Stan’s and the Church of the Good Shepherd.

Frank is a former associate Fraternal Order of Police, American Rifle Association, Christian Fathers Church Prayer group and Sharon High School Alumni Association.

Frank enjoyed fishing, hunting and was a Godzilla enthusiast. Frank was a devoted father, dog lover and he was of strong faith.

He is survived by a son, Erik Di Claudio of Hermitage; a sister, Pamela Monteson and her husband, Robert, of Hermitage; a brother, August Di Claudio of Sharon; nieces, Melanie, Erica, Jeanette, Elizabeth, Melissa, Emma, Emily, Lydia, Jessica and Gracie; nephews, Bill, Mark, Michael, Corey, Jacob, Matthew and Anthony; sisters-in-law, Elisa Di Claudio of Vanderbilt, Pennsylvania who was his caregiver and supporter and Diane Kashner of Hubbard, Ohio who also supported Frank and two brothers-in-law, Bill Tidswell, Sr. of Hermitage and Scott Morocco of Transfer, Pennsylvania.

He was preceded in death by his parents; three sisters, Elaine Tidswell, Paulette Adamchick and Faye Mary and a brother, Anthony “Tony” Di Claudio.

Memorial contributions may be made to: The Keystone Blind Association of Hermitage, Pennsylvania, The American Heart Association and The Autism Society

Arrangements are being handled by John Flynn Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc.

A television tribute will air Thursday, June 2 at the following approximate times: 5:17 a.m. on WKBN, 8:39 a.m. on FOX, 5:21 p.m. on WYTV and 6:35 p.m. on MyYTV.